30 Yemenis medically evacuated for the first time in three years

This is the first time in three years that Yemeni patients are allowed to fly from Sanaa for medical treatment abroad.

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    Two UN-chartered planes carrying Yemenis in need of urgent medical care have left Sanaa for Jordan.

    More than 30 people have been evacuated since Monday after the Saudi-led coalition eased restrictions on Sanaa airport for the first time in three years.

     

    Al Jazeera's Natasha Ghoneim reports from Amman, Jordan, where children are among those awaiting surgery.


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